What does jubilation mean?

jubilation meaning in General Dictionary

A triumphant shouting rejoicing exultation

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  • a feeling of severe happiness
  • a joyful celebration for unique celebrations to mark some pleased event
  • the utterance of noises revealing great delight
  • A triumphant shouting; rejoicing; exultation.

jubilation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Old French jubilacion "jubilation, rejoicing," and right from Latin jubilationem (nominative jubilatio), noun of activity from past participle stem of jubilare (see jubilant).


jubilation - French to English

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jubilation meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A triumphant shouting; rejoicing; exultation.


Sentence Examples with the word jubilation

The Psalter is that part of the Old Testament in which the devotional aspect of the religious character finds its completest expression; and in lyrics of exquisite tenderness and beauty the most varied emotions are poured forth by the psalmists to their God - despondency and distress, penitence and resignation, hope and confidence, jubilation and thankfulness, adoration and praise.

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